ANNOUNCE: GloranthaCon VII

From: Janice Sellers (janice@chaosium.com)
Date: Mon 11 May 1998 - 17:31:53 EEST


ANNOUNCEMENT:

GloranthaCon VII
May 22-25, 1998
Los Angeles, California
U.S.A.

It's almost here! Everything and everyone are coming together for
GloranthaCon VII, which will take place in conjunction with the Gamex
Convention at the LAX Wyndham Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

FEATURED GUESTS
Greg Stafford, the creator of Glorantha, and Robin Laws, the author of
the new Glorantha RPG, will be Guests of Honor. Guests of Distinction
will include Sandy Peterson, Michael O'Brien (MOB), Larry DiTillio, David
Hall, David Cheng, David Dunham, and Stephen Martin.

EVENTS
Regular GloranthaCon events will include Stafford Reads, Trollball,
Gloranthan Storytelling, and the Glorantha Auction.

NEW GLORANTHA RPG DEMONSTRATIONS
Our featured game will be the demos of the Glorantha RPG, the new game
coming from Issaries, Inc. Robin Laws and a specially trained demo team
will run and teach the game on Saturday and Sunday.

There is still some room for GM's for the new game. Anyone interested
should contact Roderick Robertson at
<Roderick_J_Robertson@ccm.sc.intel.com>.

Additional events already scheduled are Once Upon a Time in Glorantha
(Gloranthan version of the storytelling card game); Three Heads are
Better than One (a freeform LARP); two Gloranthan miniatures games; and
seminars on Mythology of the Red Moon, Glorantha RPG, History of the
Orlanthi, The Seattle Farmer's Collective Cultural Exchange, Secret
History of Sun County Seminar, and the First Age. Recently added events
include the Diet of Lyrms mini-LARP, the Lismelder Initation, and an
eight-hour Glorantha boardgame session.

REGISTRATION
Please register through us for GloranthaCon. Preregistration at $27.50
can still be accepted, but get it in quickly! At-the-door registration is
$33.00. Checks and money orders must be in U.S. funds and should be made
out to "Strategicon." Please mail them to:
GloranthaCon c/o Janice Sellers
Chaosium, Inc.
950 56th St.
Oakland, CA 94608

Preregistration materials will then be mailed to you.

HOTEL
The convention will take place at the LAX Wyndham Hotel, 6225 W. Century
Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045; (310) 670-9000. Room reservations must be
made directly with the Wyndham. The convention room rate is $84 (plus
taxes)/night for a single, double, triple, or quad. The cut-off date for
this rate is May 8, 1998.
The Wyndham runs a free shuttle between the hotel and L.A. International
Airport.
For those driving, parking at the hotel is $6/day ($9 for valet parking)
with convention validation, and free (but still $9/day for valet parking)
for hotel guests.

For further information, please contact Janice Sellers at
<janice@chaosium.com>.

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